Pandemic restrictions mean that many face arrest or serious harm if they try to cross into Tbilisi-controlled territory.
Former detainees report overcrowding, little medical care and no chance of isolating those who fall sick.
Female students, some now living in exile, have been at the forefront of the protest movement.
Families of detainees demand answers about the fate of loved ones.
Pham Doan Trang detained hours after the annual US-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue.
Supporters say they will continue to fight for his case to be reopened.
Former detainees face routine threats and intimidation
Women tell their stories of captivity in Eastern Ukraine.
Political and economic dependence means that Nur-Sultan has been reluctant to condemn ongoing persecution.
Relatives and colleagues say that charges of inciting ethnic and religious hatred are baseless.